Photoshop

 
Customizing Tool Setting Shortcuts in Manga Studio to Match Photoshop

One of the biggest hurdles I faced when switching from Photoshop to Manga Studio is re-learning keyboard shortcuts. Thankfully, Manga Studio 5 allows users to edit keyboard shortcuts to suit …

 
Digital Coloring Tip: Changing Your Ink Color the Easy Way

This is the first in a (hopefully) series of quick tips to help you navigate digital coloring and inking. If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to change …

 
How to Make a PDF portfolio book using Photoshop in 5 Minutes

Many companies require candidates to send an online portfolio when applying for a position. Sending JPEG files in a zipped folder is so 1996. So what are your options? A) …

 
Application Shortcut Mapper: Keyboard Shortcuts for Photoshop, Lightroom and More

Keyboard shortcuts can make a huge difference when it comes to increased productivity. These days, my trips to the menubar via mouse are rare. I depend on keyboard shortcuts to …

 
The Importance of Context and Composition in Design Portfolios

Presenting design work shouldn’t be boring, and yet I see it all the time when I am reviewing portfolios. Yes, it’s about the work. But investing a little time in …

 
The 6.5 Best Sites to Spruce Your Color Swatches

Tired of staring at the drab default color swatch palette? Looking for some new color schemes to incorporate into your designs? If you’re like me, the answer is probably “often”. …